Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Kepler Cheuvreux 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Canaccord Genuity 100% 0% 0% 100.0%
Panmure Gordon 50% 17% 17% 83.4%
Numis 40% 0% 40% 80.0%
DZ Bank 0% 0% 75% 75.0%
Citigroup 20% 20% 30% 70.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 33% 22% 11% 66.6%
Bernstein 33% 33% 0% 66.6%
Jefferies Interna... 19% 14% 33% 66.6%
Deutsche Bank 27% 9% 27% 63.7%
Barclays Capital 30% 6% 23% 59.6%
Morgan Stanley 13% 6% 38% 56.3%
Shore Capital 13% 19% 25% 56.3%
Bank of America M... 33% 11% 11% 55.5%
Societe Generale 11% 33% 11% 55.5%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Canaccord Genuity 100.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 100.00%
Panmure Gordon 50.00%
Numis 40.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 33.33%
Bernstein 33.33%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33.33%
UBS 31.25%
Peel Hunt 30.43%
Barclays Capital 29.79%
Liberum Capital 28.57%
Deutsche Bank 27.27%
Goldman Sachs 25.00%
Credit Suisse 22.58%
Berenberg 20.83%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
DZ Bank 75.00%
Numis 40.00%
Morgan Stanley 37.50%
Jefferies International 33.33%
Citigroup 30.00%
Deutsche Bank 27.27%
Investec 25.00%
Berenberg 25.00%
Shore Capital 25.00%
Barclays Capital 23.40%
Peel Hunt 21.74%
RBC Capital Markets 21.05%
JP Morgan Cazenove 19.35%
Panmure Gordon 16.67%
Goldman Sachs 14.29%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Investec 75.00%
HSBC 68.42%
RBC Capital Markets 60.53%
Goldman Sachs 57.14%
Liberum Capital 50.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 48.39%
Peel Hunt 47.83%
UBS 46.88%
Berenberg 45.83%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 44.44%
Societe Generale 44.44%
Morgan Stanley 43.75%
Shore Capital 43.75%
Credit Suisse 41.94%
Barclays Capital 40.43%